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Bien Recruits Kenyan Singer Xenia Manasseh And Ugandan Hitmaker Joshua Baraka For His Upcoming Europe Tour



Bien is gearing up for his inaugural solo tour across Europe, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Having previously toured the continent with Sauti Sol in 2022 and 2023 as part of their farewell tour, the acclaimed singer is now embarking on a solo journey that will take him through eight vibrant cities.

The tour, named after his debut solo album, “Alusa Why Are You Topless?”, is scheduled to commence in March. Released to critical acclaim in November 2023, the album has garnered widespread recognition, with one of its tracks, ‘Ma Cherie’, earning a spot among Rolling Stones’ 40 best Afropop songs of 2023.

It will be an East African affair as Kenyan R&B singer Xenia Manasseh and Ugandan hitmaker Joshua Baraka are set to join Bien on his European tour.

Beginning on Thursday, March 7th, Bien will grace the stage in Paris, France, setting the tone for an electrifying journey. From there, he’ll make his way to Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Monday, March 11th, followed by a performance in Brussels, Belgium, on the subsequent day.

Continuing his musical odyssey, the ‘Mbwe Mbwe’ crooner will enchant audiences in Germany, with shows in Cologne on Friday, March 15th, and Berlin on Sunday, March 17th. The tour’s second leg will then take him to London on Monday, March 18th, before concluding in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Wednesday, March 20th.

Wrapping up his European escapade with a flourish, Bien will deliver a mesmerizing finale in Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday, March 22nd. This tour promises to be a captivating showcase of his musical prowess and an unforgettable experience for audiences across Europe.


Rihanna Celebrates Fenty Beauty’s Collab With Paris 2024 Olympic Games



Rihanna is so “proud” of Fenty’s partnership with the Olympics.

The 36-year-old singer and beauty mogul has inked a deal with the Olympic and Paralympic Games, which will make Fenty a “premium partner”.

She wrote on Instagram: “tried to tell yall….we outside all 2024!!! PROUD to announce that @FentyBeauty is a premium partner of the Olympic AND Paralympic Games baby!!! #FentyxParis2024.”

The Paris Olympics will begin on Friday, July 26, and run until August 11. The Paralympics will follow on Wednesday, August 28 until Sunday, September 8.

According to ELLE US, volunteers will receive makeup kits so they can create a “designated look” using Fenty Beauty products.

600 volunteers, ranging in ages from 18 to 21, will receive kits and tutorials on how to do their makeup and Fenty will have make-up artists on site to match foundation to skin tones.

Products in the makeup kit will include the Eaze Drop’Lit All-Over Glow Enhancer, the Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint, Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, and the Invisimatte Instant Setting and Blotting Powder.

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Kenya Sevens: Time & Where to Watch as Shujaa Begin Olympics Campaign in Paris



The 2024 Paris Olympics will begin competitions on Wednesday, July 24, ahead of the Opening Ceremony on July 26.

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will take place on July 26 and It will be the first Olympic Opening Ceremony held outside a stadium, with about 10,500 athletes parading through Paris on boats along the Seine.

Shujaa, Kenya’s national rugby sevens team, will be the first Kenyan team in action at the Paris 2024 Olympics. Here’s what you need to know and how you can catch them in action at the Stade de France.

Schedule and Matches

– Wednesday, July 24

  – Argentina vs Kenya (5 pm Kenyan time)

    – The Argentines, who topped last season’s World Sevens Series standings, will provide a significant challenge for Kenya, who played in the second-tier Challenger Series in 2024. Historically, Argentina has had the upper hand, but Shujaa must win to avoid early elimination.

  – Australia vs Samoa (8 pm Kenyan time)

    – Australia finished fourth in the World Series, making this another tough match. A positive result here could boost their confidence for the final group game.

What Else to Know

The rugby sevens ranking matches and finals will take place on July 27. Per International Olympic Committee rules, no medals are awarded and no athletes are eliminated before the opening ceremony.

Where to Watch

You can watch the matches live on SuperSport TV and KBC

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Burna Boy To Mark ‘African Giant’ Milestone With Intimate YouTube Music Nights Show



African music’s global appeal continues to mesmerize audiences worldwide, due to its vibrant rhythms and genre-blending sounds. At the forefront of this movement is Grammy Award-winning artist Burna Boy.

On July 26, 2024, YouTube will livestream an exclusive YouTube Music Nights event featuring Burna Boy, in celebration of the 5th anniversary of his critically acclaimed album, “African Giant.”

Burna Boy, who has amassed 5 million subscribers on YouTube, reflected on the event and shared his excitement saying, “Celebrating the 5th anniversary of ‘African Giant’ with a special performance in London, supported by YouTube Music, is a phenomenal experience. This album holds a significant place in my heart, representing a pivotal moment in my career and a powerful declaration of African pride. Performing these songs for my fans, who have stood by me every step of the way, reminds me of the journey we’ve shared and the cultural impact we’ve made together. I’m grateful to YouTube Music for helping us create this memorable event and to all my fans for their unwavering support. Here’s to many more years of making music that resonates and inspires.”

Addy Awofisayo, Head of Music at YouTube in Africa, expressed her enthusiasm: “We are thrilled to present Burna Boy on YouTube Music Nights, celebrating the 5th anniversary of his groundbreaking album, ‘African Giant.’ This event underscores YouTube’s commitment to showcasing the best of global music and connecting artists with fans in unique and meaningful ways. Burna Boy’s artistry and influence are undeniable, and we can’t wait for the world to witness this special performance.”

The Grammy-award-winner’s blend of dancehall, reggae, Afrobeat, and pop has made him one of Africa’s most celebrated artists.

YouTube Music Nights is a program that brings superstar artists to intimate stages, creating electrifying, exclusive experiences and live video content that highlights the special bond between artists and their fans.

The live stream of this exclusive event will be available on Burna Boy’s YouTube channel,, allowing fans worldwide to join the celebration.

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